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Herdsmen burn farmland of ex-naval chief in Ilorin

Samuel Afolayan, a former chief of naval staff, says the destruction and burning of his farmland by herdsmen is an annual routine.

Speaking with journalists on Wednesday in Kwara state, Afolayan said herdsmen burnt 20 hectares of orange and cassava plantation...

Two Nigerian policemen killed during kidnap of two Americans, two Canadians

Two Americans and two Canadians have been kidnapped in Kaduna State, North-west Nigeria.

The spokesperson of the Kaduna Police Command, Mukhtar Aliyu, provided details of the kidnap on Wednesday.

He said two policemen attached to the expatriates...

Presidency eulogies Nigerian for returning N150m wrongfully credited to him in Qatar

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has applauded a Nigerian, Mr. Michael Jonathan Asemota Teddy for his sincerity and honesty in returning QR1,502,000 ($441,127.99) about N150 million wrongfully posted into...

Buhari sending DSS to arrest me over comments on killer herdsmen – Prophet El-Buba

The senior pastor of the El-Buba Outreach Ministry, Prophet Isa El-Buba has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of sending men of the Department of State Services, DSS to him.

The pastor had, while addressing his congregants during a church service, condemned...

U.S Secretary Of State Tillerson Addresses ‘Shithole Countries’ Controversy

The U.S. has strong relationship with the African countries and is interested in having such ties with them in future, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said.

On Thursday, U.S. media reported that President Trump behind closed doors made a statement, in which...

Sanusi’s Claim That 800 Fulani Were Killed, A Lie – Taraba Govt, CAN

The Taraba State Government and the Christian Association of Nigeria chapter in the state on Tuesday described as outright false the claim by the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, that over 800 Fulani people were killed in the state last year.

Sanusi had in...

The untold security, intelligence conundrum of the Buhari administration

One week into the new year, Tuesday, January 9, the air in Abuja was dry, dusty, and clammy. The nation’s capital was sluggishly waking into a new rhythm of calm and relative order after the chaos of the Christmas season prompted by a debilitating fuel crisis.
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EFCC’s Attempt To Arrest Abba Kyari Sparks Panic In Aso Rock - SR

Aso Rock Villa, the seat of the Nigerian Presidency, was, on penultimate Sunday, thrown into a panic, following an alarm by Mr. Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, that he was about to be arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (...

DSS reportedly attempting to arrest Fani-Kayode over alleged comments on herdsmen

The Department of State Service, DSS, Tuesday morning, reportedly ordered the arrest of former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani Kayode, over comment on Fulani herdsmen killing in the country.

The report of Fani-Kayode’s arrest was first announced by the Media...

Please, accommodate herdsmen, Buhari begs Benue leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Benue state leaders to accommodate their countrymen, in reference to the herdsmen residing in the state.

According to Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, Buhari made the request when he met with Benue leaders in Abuja....

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